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Day 24 - Deal with Discouragement - The Beck Diet Solution

Monday, October 05, 2015      2 comments

For most people, losing weight starts off easy because their motivation and confidence are high. At some point it begins to get harder. Life intervenes in ways that make sticking to a diet a real effort. Cravings become more intense. It ... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 23 - Counter the Unfairness Syndrome

Sunday, October 04, 2015      3 comments

Many dieters give themselves permission to eat when confronted with issues of fairness. We have all grown up with the idea that life should be fair - but life is not fair. And dieting isn't fair. I have a choice when I have thoughts about... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 22 - Say, Oh, Well, to Disappointment

Saturday, October 03, 2015      5 comments

I tried to write this on Friday when I read the chapter. Better late than never, I guess. At some point while I am still losing weight, I will undoubtedly feel discouraged. (True.) It might happen today if the scale doesn't register the ... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 21 - Get Ready to Weigh In

Thursday, October 01, 2015      5 comments

Weighing myself is essential. Weekly weigh-ins can help me because they allow me to celebrate and build up my confidence when I have lost weight. It is important to recognize the hard work that has led to weight loss and to feel good. Wei... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - day 20 - Get Back on Track

Wednesday, September 30, 2015      5 comments

Get Back on Track If I slip and eat something that was not on my plan, I might think it would be okay to start fresh 'tomorrow'. BUT there is no reason to wait. If I continue to eat off track, I am just making the slip worse than it needs... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 19 - Stop Fooling Yourself

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      3 comments

Stop Fooling Yourself Do you ever give yourself a "fake" excuse to eat? For example: - I'll eat it only this one time. or, - It's not that fattening. or, - I'll make up for it by eating less later. or, - I paid for it. or, - I'm ... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 18 - Change Your Definition of Full

Monday, September 28, 2015      6 comments

It is 2 weeks since I worked on 'The Beck Diet Solution'. Although I have not been reading the book, I have been reading my Advantages Response Cards and thinking about what I have been learning so far. Two weeks ago, my thoughts were consumed... Read more


Sunday, September 20, 2015      11 comments

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Still Here

Friday, September 18, 2015      7 comments

The days surely go by quickly. I would have thought it was only one or two days since my last entry and I have not blogged since Monday. It has been a 'strange' week - nothing bad just different. I am attributing most of it to my first (o... Read more

Day 17 - End Overeating - The Beck Diet Solution

Monday, September 14, 2015      2 comments

Day 17 - End Overeating There are two circumstances you might face while dieting that qualify as overeating: If you eat any food in greater quantity than you had planned. If you feel full partway through your meal but continue to ... Read more

Day 16 - Prevent Unplanned Eating - The Beck Diet Solution

Sunday, September 13, 2015      1 comments

Day 16 - Prevent Unplanned Eating My written food plan will help me make my decision ahead of time - BEFORE I am confronted with uncomfortable cravings and tension. The triggers for eating are endless but the solution is straightforward: ... Read more

Week 3 - Go: Start Your Diet - The Beck Diet Solution

Saturday, September 12, 2015      0 comments

Day 15 - Monitor Your Eating Give yourself credit for getting this far. Weigh yourself. Mark down your weight in your diet notebook. Next, do the following: Follow your food plan. Eat only what's on the plan you wrote for you... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 14 - Plan for Tomorrow

Friday, September 11, 2015      3 comments

Plan for Tomorrow Today I will write a food plan that includes everything I am going to eat tomorrow. On Saturday, I will check off whatever I eat that is on my plan and write down any food I eat that is not on the plan. I will conti... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 13 Overcome Cravings

Thursday, September 10, 2015      3 comments

Overcome Cravings Even though foods might continue to call out to you, you CAN stay in control. Once you limit or stop eating the foods you crave, your cravings for those foods will diminish significantly. To weaken the intensity and ... Read more

The Beck Diet Solution - Day 12 - Practice Hunger Tolerance

Wednesday, September 09, 2015      3 comments

When people who struggle with dieting get hungry, they often feel hunger pangs intensely. The sensations can feel like an emergency. It is important to learn you CAN tolerate hunger. When you're hungry but it's not time for a meal or a snack,... Read more

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